With more than 700 alphabetically arranged entries, The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Japanese Culture offers extensive coverage of Japanese culture spanning from the end of the Japanese Imperialist period in 1945, right up to the present day. Entries range from shorter definitions, histories or biographies to longer overview essays giving an in-depth treatment of major issues. Culture is defined in its broadest sense to allow for coverage of the diversity of practice and production in a country as vibrant and rapidly changing as Japan. Including a new preface by the editor to bring the book fully up-to-date with cultural developments since 2001, this Encyclopedia will be an invaluable reference tool for students of Japanese and Asian Studies, as well as providing a fascinating insight into Japanese culture for the general reader.... of Study 316 Crazy Cats 91 credit cards 214 crime 92Ap3 see also organised crime Criminal Code 62, 418 criminal law 279 criticism 532 ... 100Ap1, 112, 164, 298, 410, 546 Danshukai (Japanese Sobriety Association) 14 Date Kimiko 518 Davis, D.W. 146 day labourers 101, ... 104Ap5, 111, 228, 349 democratisation 125, 422 Democrats 545 Deng Xiaoping 462 dengaku 152 Dentsu 105, 112Ap13, 183, 270, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Encyclopedia of Contemporary Japanese Culture|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 2009|